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Thames Barrier Information Centre

Thames Barrier Information Centre

The Thames Barrier is one of the largest moveable flood barriers in the world. It protects over 125 square kilometres of London and protects over 375,000 properties, historic buildings including the houses of parliament, offices, power supplies, tube lines and hospitals to name a few.

Visit the Thames Barrier Information Centre to view this amazing structure and find out how it was designed and built and how it works.

Please note: there is no access onto the Thames Barrier itself for security reasons.

Admission: £4.00
Opening times:


Opening times may vary. Please call or check website for details.

Not valid on our Annual Closure event 10 September 2017.

Phone number: 0208 305 4188 Mon - Fri , 0208 854 8028 ( cafe) weekends

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